Printable Time Worksheet
Time Riddles (harder)

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Printable Time Worksheet collection.

Here you find our selection of more challenging Time Riddles to help your child learn to read, record and solve problems involving time and clocks.

Time Worksheet

Time Riddles (harder)

Looking for some 24 hour clock problem sheets?
Do you need some challenging time problems for older children?
Then hopefully you have found the right place!

The printable time sheets in this section involve being able to tell the time to the nearest minute, as well as converting times between the 12 and 24 clock.

These worksheets are great to use when your child is confident telling the time and needs to extend their knowledge by solving time problems.

The sheets are also very good at developing an understanding of mathematical language associated with time.

Each sheet has 2 different Time Riddles with 8 possible solutions.

The aim of each puzzle is to use the clues to work out the correct solution.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • read times to the nearest minute;
  • convert analogue to digital times;
  • use 'past' and 'to' language correctly to tell the time;
  • convert times between the 12 and 24 hour clock;
  • solve problems involving time;

All the free Math Worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks.

Time Riddles: to the nearest minute

Time Riddles: 24 hour clock

Extension Activity Ideas

If you are looking for a way to extend learning with these Time Riddles, why not...

  • Get children to work in partners with one child choosing one of the 8 possible times and the other child asking 'yes/no' questions. E.g. Is it earlier than...? Is the minute hand on number 6...? Is it later than 4pm? ... etc
  • Children could write their own set of clues down to identify one of the clocks.

Looking for something easier?

Here you will find our selection of easier Time Riddles.

The sheets in this section are similar to those on this page, but involve telling the times: o'clock and half-past, quarter past and quarter to, and to 5 minute intervals.

Need help telling the time?

Here you will find our selection of telling time clock worksheets to help your child to learn their o'clock, half-past, quarter past and to, and 5 minute intervals.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • read o'clock, half-past times;
  • read quarter past and quarter to;
  • read time going up in 5 minute intervals;
  • convert analogue times to digital;

The sheets in this section are a great way of starting your child off with learning to tell the time.


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